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the green book: climate change and urbanisation in south africa

The Green Book: Adapting South African settlements to climate change

The Green Book is an online planning support tool that provides quantitative evidence on the likely impacts that climate change and urbanisation will have on South Africa’s cities and towns.

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Impact of Climate Change on Select Value Chains in Mozambique

This report details the likely impact of climate changes on three key crops (soy, pigeon pea and sesame) and analyzes opportunities to manage those risks across the value chain. 

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CLIMA

CLIMA is a research platform seeking to inform Brazilian and international stakeholders on the social and environmental impacts of biofuels expansion in Brazil.

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Knowledge transfer for more resilient maize farming in Lao PDR

This article details a visit from the Thailand Department of Agriculture (DOA) to Laos in May 2016 to advise maize farmers and local experts on improved and more climate resilient farming practices.

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Improved water delivery in the delta region of Syrdarya River

Over the last 25 years the region of Syrdarya river has dried out, impoverishing local communities. Improvements to water infrastructure have helped transform the lifes of local people.

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Cultivating climate resilience in Moldova

Agriculture and food processing together make up about 40 percent of Moldova's GDP. Designing effective adaptation interventions and improving climate-resilient farming practices is imperative.

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Improving wheat productivity in Kazakhstan

Soil moisture and temperature are critical to seed survival. This method, developed by a joint USAID-UNDP project, determines the best intervals for sowing wheat using meteorological data.

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Centre Régional d Enseignement Spécialisé en Agriculture

Sous la tutelle de l'Université Abdou Moumouni de Niamey (UAM), le CRESA a pour objectif de former les étudiants ayant au moins une Maîtrise, les employés des organismes privés ou de l'Etat ayant u

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Agricultural Research Council - South Africa

The Agricultural Research Council is a premier science institution that conducts research with partners, develops human capital and fosters innovation to support and develop the agricultural sector

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SRI International Network and Resources Center

The SRI International Network and Resources Center (SRI-Rice) was established at

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Communities in Jamaica adopt rainwater harvesting to cope with water scarcity

Jamaica's Pleasant Valley and White Chapel towns are nationally-recognized hotspots.  Irregular rainfall and rising temperatures lead to water scarcity and crop failure.

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Adaptation and Mitigation through “produced environment” at the rural community of Sebikotane in Senegal

In response to the climatic adverse effects that lessened heavily the high productivity potential of the rural community of Sebikotane, ENDA SYSPRO had partnered with development researchers to implement a new farming system labeled ‘produced environment’ which combined an efficient localized irrigation system with a contour cropping system to protect against windstorms and to enhance the soil fertility. 

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University of Agriculture, Faisalabad

The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (or UAF)جامعہ زرعيه فيصل آباد, originally the Punjab Agricultural College and Research Institute, is a university in the city of Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakist

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Oxfam Southern Africa Climate Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction (Malawi)

People digging sand from a river in Malawi to earn an income

Project description

SEI's work is informing Oxfam's regional strategy for mainstreaming climate...

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Linkages between agro-energy investment, rural transformation and low carbon pathways: A sustainability assessment for the Makeni sugarcane project in Sierra Leone.

Project description

This project will conduct a sustainability assessment on the Makeni sugarcane project in Sierra Leone, from the perspective of rural transformation and low-carbon...

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Watershed Development in India: Economic Valuation and Adaptation Considerations

Executive summary

Watershed Development (WSD) in India has been a part of the national approach to improve agricultural production and alleviate poverty in rainfed regions since the...

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ACCC: Agriculture

This report looks at the past and future impacts of climate change in agriculture in China and the resulting implications for adaptation planning.

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Modified taungya system in Ghana: win–win for forestry and adaptation

Forest reserve in Offinso. Photo courtesy Ghana News Agency (GNA)

Understanding the extent to which existing practices can support adaptation in societies and...

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Department of Agricultural Extension, Bangladesh

The Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) is one of the key ministries of the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh.

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